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The Origins of Lactose Intolerance

The Origins of Lactose Intolerance | Where Did It All Begin?

Milk. Organic products that are high in nutrients and fats such as cheese, cream and butter are made from milk that is high in nutrients and fats. We give it to new borns, children, the elderly and our pets; but how come some of us can tolerate it yet others can’t? For those of us […]

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The gut brain connection

The Gut-Brain Connection | Part 1 : Serotonin

Many of us, just put up with constipation. We don’t talk about it and even when we’ve been to the doctor a hundred and ten times and it’s the same answer of “There’s nothing wrong with you, you just need more water and more fiber!” or “Here have some laxatives.” you either want to pull […]

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How to get Rid of a Bloated Stomach

Beat The Festive Bloat & Gut Troubles

I love the festive season, it’s a time to eat and be merry with the ones you love. However when auntie brings out the Christmas pudding and whipped cream, how can you say no… It doesn’t matter how strict you are all year round! However, if the festive traditions of guzzling wine and scoffing chocolates get too much, here […]

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5 positives of living with an invisible illness

5 Positives Aspects of Living with a Chronic Illness

You may be thinking “Has she gone mad?” or “She clearly has never been doubled in pain for hours on end!”, well, the answer is no I’m not mad and yes I’ve had my fair share of painfully traumatic experiences. The truth is this, living with a  chronic illness that prevents you from doing everyday […]

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modern life

Is our modern life making us sick?

We usually assume that technology and science will improve our quality of life and lengthen it, but truth be told that’s not always the case. Yesterday I read an article that my friend sent to me regarding an indigenous tribe discovered by a military helicopter, flying over an uncharted area within the Amazon, in southern venezuela. This […]

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Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivities … What Would Darwin Say? Evolution or Devolution?

We’re all different, thats an obvious fact I know, but how many people do you know with intolerances/allergies to particular foods? I can count at least 5 out of 12 of my closest friends that have some form of food sensitivity to a lesser degree and I would consider that a fair amount considering food to […]

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